1951 The San Francisco Peace Treaty
The conference on September 6, 1951, was greatly impacted by Jayewardene’s support of Japan and his historic statement. The subsequent effect was more pronounced. It not only aided Japan’s efforts to be re-admitted into the international community and escape harsh sanctions, but it also brought Sri Lanka closer to Japan and secured its long-term support. Read More
The Sri Lanka – Japan Business Council was set up in 1979 as the Sri Lanka – Japan Business Co-operation Committee (SLJBCC) by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, following a Memorandum of Understanding with the Japan – Sri Lanka Business Co-operation Committee (JSLBCC) of the Japan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (JCCI).
Since then, 19 joint meetings have been held in Sri Lanka and Japan, the most recent being in Colombo, Sri Lanka in June 2016. The SLJBC is the first bilateral business council of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
The History of the SLJBC
2023 – 2024
News and Events
The President of the Council, Mr. Mahen Kariyawasan, as well as Vice Presidents, Mr. Sarath de Costa and Mr. Chanaka Kariyapperuma, along with Secretary, Ms. Julianne Boulton and Ms. Arunya met Executive MBA Students from the Keiko Business School of the Keio University in Japan on 31st July 2023. The students presented two business proposals to be implemented….
The Sri Lanka – Japan Business Council (SLJBC) of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce recently held its 44th AGM, with the Ambassador of Japan and the Patron of the Council, His Excellency Hideaki Mizukoshi, in attendance.
Board of Investment of Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka Export Development Board
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